Integrative Seminar: The Bible in Jewish Culture RELST-GA.3324.
(Same as HBRJD-GA. 3324-001)
Time: W 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Exploration of the diverse roles played by the Hebrew Bible in constructions of Jewish identity and in cultural productions by Jews through the centuries.
The Jewish Community: Classical Institutions RELST-GA.1224
(Same as HBRJD-GA.3224-001)
Time: W 11:00am - 1:45pm
Description: Discussion of the fundamental institutions of Jewish community and social organization as expressed in Jewish thought and as evidenced in Jewish history in all periods, up to the present. Emphasis is on primary sources regarding varying conceptions of group solidarity and mechanisms for attaining it, including the role of the individual, the family, the community, the state, and the Jewish people as a whole.